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About us

CAMHS Mentoring Project

About us

CAMHS Mentoring Project

About us

CAMHS Mentoring Project

About us

CAMHS Mentoring Project

The CAMHS Mentoring Project matches volunteers on a one-to-one basis with current Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) users. The pair meet regularly to access community activities together and build a relationship. Volunteer mentors are someone the service user can have fun with, try new things with, and talk to for informal pastoral support.


Location: across Southwark, Lambeth, Lewisham and Croydon. We will only consider applications from individuals living in, or close, to these boroughs.

When: about two hours per week. Mentoring can take place late afternoon/evening and at the weekend for flexibility around full time education and work.

Commitment: nine months

Age requirement: 19 to 25

Role description: please download the CAMHS Mentor applicant pack for full information about the role, expectations and process.

To apply: after you have read the applicant pack, please complete the application form.


Contact

If you have any questions you can contact Sinéad, the CAMHS Mentor Volunteer Coordinator, on sinead.brown@slam.nhs.uk or 020 3228 3978. Please add the email address to your contacts to avoid emails going to your spam/junk box.

Other roles

If you are over 25, please get in touch with Isobel Mdudu on isobel.mdudu@slam.nhs.uk or 020 3228 3978 to find out more about our Community Befriender roles supporting adult service users. We currently cannot facilitate volunteering with CAMHS inpatient settings.

Accessing mentoring

If you are a service user interested in being supported by a mentor, please talk to someone in your CAMHS team who can explore this with you.